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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6803

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2005-03-10
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    1934 2004-04-15
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 6201-000-20
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Norma Conner 9743337 nconner@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6803 Foundations of ClinResearch for Hlth Professionals

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Found Clini Resh Hlth Profess
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    Corequisites

    Course Description

    Research designs and methods for health professionals. Emphasis on quantitative approaches to research designs.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    Demand form nurses and HSC health professional for this content and clinical skill development

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    Designed as part of HSC wide offering based on strategic planning data

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    No

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    PhD health professionals with clinical trial experience


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Examine the fundamentals of clinical research.

    2. Explicate clinical problems that are researchable in the form of research aims, questions, or research hypotheses when appropriate.

    3. Prepare an integrative literature review based on past research in a specified area of interest.

    4. Select appropriate research designs to study clinical problems for quantitative studies.

    5. Identify an exemplar appropriate for a case report design.

    6. Examine the process of sampling and recruitment in quantitative studies.

    7. Identify data collection techniques appropriate for the research aims or questions.

    8. Identify appropriate statistical and nonstatistical methods to analyze the proposed research variables or research questions.

    9. Explain the components of informed consent and ethical guidelines for human and animal participation in research.

    10. Critique a published research report.

    11. Identify potential sources of federal, foundational and corporate funding for research.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Examine the fundamentals of clinical research.

    2. Explicate clinical problems that are researchable in the form of research aims, questions, or research hypotheses when appropriate.

    3. Prepare an integrative literature review based on past research in a specified area of interest.

    4. Select appropriate research designs to study clinical problems for quantitative studies.

    5. Identify an exemplar appropriate for a case report design.

    6. Examine the process of sampling and recruitment in quantitative studies.

    7. Identify data collection techniques appropriate for the research aims or questions.

    8. Identify appropriate statistical and nonstatistical methods to analyze the proposed research variables or research questions.

    9. Explain the components of informed consent and ethical guidelines for human and animal participation in research.

    10. Critique a published research report.

    11. Identify potential sources of federal, foundational and corporate funding for research.

    C. Major Topics

    Module I The Fundamentals

    Module II Using the Literature

    Module III Designing Research

    Module IV Case Reports

    Module VI Quantitative Designs

    Module VII Data Collection/Analysis

    Module VIII Research Ethics

    Module VIIII Completing the Circle

    D. Textbooks

    1. Leedy, P. D. and Ormrod, J.E. (2001). Practical research: Planning and design (7th ed.).

    i. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

    2. Friedman, L.M., Furberg, C. D., and DeMets, D.L. (1998). Fundamentals of clinical trials

    i. (3rd ed.). New York: Springer.

    3. Yin, R. K. (2002). Case Study Research (3rd ed.). Newbury Park, CA: Sage Publications

    4. You need to have a statistics textbook (of your choice) available for reference.

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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